The following stats were prepared by an independent analyst. I cannot vouch for accuracy but the data must be readily available. I think it shows just how far we need to go to be profitable. Please do your own DD.

 2012 Score Card
 
Operating Margin with interest as an expense
 
Allegiant                10.4%
WestJet                   9.3%
Alaska                     5.2%
Delta                       1.9%
Southwest               1.3%
US Airways             1.2%
Hawaiian                  .1%
jetBlue                      .1%
Air Canada              -.8%
Industry Avg          -1.14%
AMR                      -2.6%
UAL                       -7.7%
 
 
Break-even Load Factor
 
WestJet                   74.3%
Allegiant                  75.3%
Southwest               79.6%
Alaska                     80.9%
Delta                        81.74%
Hawaiian                  81.76%
jetBlue                     81.79%
Air Canada              81.84%
US Airways              82.9%
Industry Avg            83.04%
AMR                        83.14%
UAL                         88.6%